ADI supports UN protection of older persons' human rights

27 August 2012 - On 22 August, ADI were present at the United Nation's Third Session of the Open-ended Working Group on strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons in New York, USA.

The meeting, which followed those in April and August 2011 and an Expert Group Meeting in May 2012, intended to determine the involvement of NGOs in the United Nation's Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing as well as identifying potential gaps in the existing international framework on the human rights of older people.

ADI prepared a statement for distribution during the meeting, which was very well-received. Read ADI's full statement [PDF 146KB].